It is amazing that the Fresh Prince of Belair can be so wise. Everyday I am learning that this statement is true. My life is better each time I attempt to lift another. Be honest. Most people want to feel like their life meant something, like they made a positive difference in the world. This… Continue reading Improving Life
The past 11 months has truly helped me change my perspective. I am learning to adopt this motto nearly everyday: find the good in everyday. Finding the good means searching for happiness and positivist, big or small, no matter what is happening in your day. I get it... sometimes we all have a bad day. … Continue reading Warriors find the Good in Everyday.
Today I was blessed by kindness from my daughter. We were walking home from church when I tripped. I went down hard and slid down the gravel street edge on my face. My 15 year old ran to my rescue. She helped me the rest of the way home, helped me clean the gavel out… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 204
This is a concept I am slowly learning. Change is good. Remember that. Resistance is futile. Remember that. "Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings." Arthur Rubinstein I realize that life is unpredictable. However, there are days where I am not okay with… Continue reading A Warrior Embraces Change
Have you ever noticed that some people seem to never be down, never get discouraged, and always seem to be in charge of their life? I wonder why these people have such a positive, uplifting vibe and others don't. I recognize that we all positive and negative thoughts and moods. I am learning that there… Continue reading A Warrior’s Personal Power
Yesterday I read talk by Elder Ronald A. Rasband entitled By Divine Design. As I read I couldn't help but think how a Warrior understands the Divine Design, embraces it, and lives it. In this talk he talked about how there are no "coincidences with God... things happen by "divine design." Now, that is not… Continue reading A Warrior sees the Divine Design
I got home late yesterday and didn't get to report my efforts in kindness. Yesterday I mailed a box of silliness to my missionary. Missionary life can be hard and a bit lonely. I just want her to remember how loved and supported she is.
A Warrior sees the positive side of life. "See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort." - Dalai Lama I have been working on staying positive for ten months or more - off and on for years really. Even if all this effort I find that on some days I need to fight… Continue reading A Warrior Sees the Positive Side of Life
A Warrior stays positive! Negative things happen all the time... to everyone. However, we do not need to allow the negative situations to effect our lives and our attitudes. You can remain positive in the midst of tragedy. A Warrior stays positive! Surround yourself with positive people that can help you, and each other, through… Continue reading A Warrior Stays Positive